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  • Samsung plans to expand mobile payments in US Tuesday, 29 Dec 2015 | 6:10 AM ET
    Injong Rhee, head of Samsung Pay, speaks at the Samsung Unpacked Phone Launch last August in New York City.

    Samsung plans to expand its fledgling mobile payment service in the United States next year, allowing users to shop online.

  • CHICAGO, Dec 28- Samsung Electronics Co plans to expand its fledgling mobile payment service in the United States next year, allowing users to shop online and with more smartphones that support the electronic wallet. By accepting payments online, Samsung Pay will compete with established rival PayPal Holdings Inc, as well as newcomers such as Visa Inc's Visa...

  • Yes, you can return that gift you didn't like Saturday, 26 Dec 2015 | 2:04 PM ET

    A surprising number of people are dissatisfied with their holiday gifts. So how do they politely exchange something they don't really like?

  • CHICAGO/ NEW YORK, Dec 24- Retailers are struggling to meet even modest forecasts for the holiday shopping season this year after the "Super Saturday" before Christmas failed to live up to its nickname, industry research groups said. This year Super Saturday weekend sales in stores and online rose 4 percent to $55 billion, after a 2.5 percent gain last year,...

  • The safest way to pay for your last-minute shopping Thursday, 24 Dec 2015 | 8:00 AM ET
    The safest way to pay for your last-minute shopping

    Shoppers take note: this is how to keep your personal information secure when paying for those last minute holiday gifts.

  • 'Tis the season to return your holiday gifts Thursday, 24 Dec 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    Bad holiday gifts

    The holidays aren't even over yet and shoppers are planning their gift returns.

  • These retailers could win online this Christmas Wednesday, 23 Dec 2015 | 4:00 PM ET
    e-commerce online shopping

    Which retailers are winning the online sales game this Christmas?

  • Christians take a page from the LGBT model Wednesday, 23 Dec 2015 | 12:04 PM ET
    Drive-through customers wait in line at a Chick-fil-A restaurant in Fort Worth, Texas.

    Being on a Christian-friendly company list means that a company is less likely to rank high on the LGBT ranking that inspired it.

  • Costco E. coli outbreak appears to be over - CDC Tuesday, 22 Dec 2015 | 12:39 PM ET

    Dec 22- An outbreak of E. coli linked to rotisserie chicken salad sold by warehouse club operator Costco Wholesale Corp appears to be over, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control said on Tuesday. The Costco outbreak was initially traced to a celery-and-onion mix made by Taylor Farms Pacific Inc used in making the chicken salad. Products were recalled from chains...

  • Looking for steep holiday discounts? Check here Monday, 21 Dec 2015 | 3:59 PM ET
    Shopper in a hurry

    Are you shopping last-minute and don't know what to buy? These analysts have you covered.

  • Telling a 'Story' about brick and mortar retail Sunday, 20 Dec 2015 | 3:00 PM ET
    Story store

    Despite recent trends showing online buying is on a tear, one retailer is betting big on brick and mortar by selling nothing online.

  • Virtual reality is finally for real, and for you Saturday, 19 Dec 2015 | 5:00 PM ET
    Microsoft Volvo Virtual Reality

    Virtual reality start-ups are raising billions, and consumer headsets are hitting the market. The technology's promise is becoming real.

  • When being 'ugly' can make you a pretty penny Saturday, 19 Dec 2015 | 11:00 AM ET

    My Ugly Christmas Sweater is a site that has turned ugly sweaters into a viable business model.

  • Dec 18- Target Corp is in early stages of developing its own mobile wallet, three people familiar with the matter said, signaling a potential threat to new entrants like Apple Pay a week after Wal-Mart Stores Inc announced its own plans. Target's entry would create a powerful new competitor in a small, crowded market, challenging Apple Inc's Apple Pay, Alphabet...

  • Yet Fairway, even with its deep wounds, is just the extreme illustration of a trend that is hurting competitors such as Whole Foods Market Inc, Sprouts Farmer's Market Inc and Natural Grocers By Vitamin Cottage Inc as well. Supermarket chain Kroger Co- whose shares are up 31 percent this year- now says that organic foods account for 10 percent of its $108 billion in...

  • Few retailers accept chip credit cards on holidays Tuesday, 15 Dec 2015 | 7:57 PM ET
    Before picking a secured credit card, here's what to do

    Why are so few retailers using chip cards this season? Find out which retailers cannot accept the safer payment.

  • *Jarden shares trade well below $60/ share offer. Dec 14- Newell Rubbermaid Inc, known for its food containers, agreed to buy Sunbeam and Coleman products maker Jarden Corp for more than $15 billion in a deal that will give it more leverage with retailers such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc.. Reuters reported in October that Wal-Mart, which provides nearly 13 percent of...

  • Early movers: DOW, DD, KO, UTX, BABA, YHOO & more Friday, 11 Dec 2015 | 9:02 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York City.

    Take a look at some of Friday's early movers: DOW, DD, KO, UTX, BABA, YHOO & more

  • Stocks track oil sharply lower ahead of key data Friday, 11 Dec 2015 | 6:42 AM ET

    U.S. stock futures were sharply lower this morning, after Wall Street snapped a three-session losing streak Thursday.

  • A key Wal-Mart executive will leave company Thursday, 10 Dec 2015 | 5:00 PM ET
    Stephen Quinn, executive vice president, chief marketing officer, Wal-Mart U.S.

    A key executive at Wal-Mart is leaving the troubled retailer, the company told CNBC Thursday.